The Eloquence Ensemble


Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15 (1879)
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60 (1875)
III. Andante
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Quartet in A Minor (1870)
Adagio con espressione
Finale: Allegro
Elfrida Andrée (1841-1929)


Three Quarter Tango Robert Hart
La Comparsa Ernesto Lecuona
Danzas Cubanos (2019)
II.Bolero Son
Greg Danner (1958-)
Adiós Nonino (1959)
Años de Soledad (1968)
Libertango (1974)
Astor Piazzola (1921-1992)

Rachelle Berthelsen-Davis

Violinist, is a professor of music on the faculty of Pacific Union College and the director of the Pacific Union College Orchestra and Vox Pro Musica. She teaches violin, viola, chamber music, music history, violin pedagogy, and conducting.

As a soloist, concertmaster, and chamber musician, Davis has toured Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, China, and Southeast Asia—as well as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Prior to moving to California, she was an assistant professor of music at Columbia Union College and the concertmaster and assistant director for the New England Symphonic Ensemble, the resident orchestra for Mid-America Productions at Carnegie Hall, New York City. She holds degrees from the University of Texas Butler School of Music (D.M.A.), the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (M.M.), and Pacific Union College (B.S.). When she is not playing classical music, Davis loves improvisation and jamming with other styles of music.

Elena Casanova Pianist

Elena Casanova

Cuban-born pianist has enjoyed the rich cultural environment in Mendocino County and Lake County. She attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is a graduate of the University of Redlands in Southern California. She has been president of the Ukiah Community Concert Association and continues to support it as well as other non-profit institutions.

She now lives in Solano county and has been making new musical friends in the area. She has collaborated on a variety of programs with violinist Rachelle Berthelsen-Davis and has performed a number of recitals with cellist, Joel Cohen. Elgar Piano Quintet and Schubert's "Trout" Quintet have been some of the highlights as a chamber musician.

Casanova soloed with with Ukiah Symphony Orchestra, Symphony of the Redwoods and Lake County Symphony. Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Khachaturian Piano Concerto in D-flat major and Beethoven's "Emperor" Piano Concerto No. 5 stand out as her favorites among others. 


Gwyneth Davis

Cellist, received her degree in music from Stanford University and also studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She plays with the Lamplighters, Cinnabar Opera, and many chamber music and baroque ensembles, and has performed with most of the regional orchestras in the Bay Area as well as with the Utah Symphony and San Francisco Opera.

Beth Heid

Violist, has performed with many chamber ensembles and orchestras in the Bay Area. She has enjoyed the international musical experience, playing with the Mexico City Philharmonic for several years, as well as spending several summers in Graz, Austria, with a festival orchestra. She has been a member of the Napa Valley Symphony and also plays frequently with the Santa Rosa Symphony. Beth has had many years of experience playing with various quartets and trios for concerts, weddings, private events, and on cruise ships. Her academic experience includes a music degree from the Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific, where she studied both violin and viola with John Coppin and Warren VanBronkhorst. She also studied chamber music at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, with Jean Fournier. She studied for several years with noted Bay Area violist and teacher Robert Slaughter.